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  • Laneige Cream Skin Refiner
    hydrating toner,  Laneige

    Laneige Cream Skin Refiner

    the claim The Laneige Cream Skin Refiner claims to be a toner comprising a whole bottle of cream dissolved with safe ingredients to keep the skin hydrated and healthy. It’s said to offer a significant moisturising effect, particularly recommended for skin that feels tight, dry or sensitive.     the ingredients Water, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, 1,2-Hexanediol, Polyglyceryl-10 Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Inulin Lauryl Carbamate, Glyceryl Caprylate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Propanediol, Disodium Edta, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Tocopherol     CosDNA returns a favourable all green report for this compact 15 ingredient formula, confirming product safety.     the science Following the humectant powerhouse Glycerin…

  • essence,  Missha

    Missha Red Algae Treatment Essence

    the claim Made with 100% Irish Moss Extract, a type of Red Algae that strengthens the skin’s defense and combats external stimuli that might harm it, the Missha Red Algae Treatment Essence is anti-bacterial, anti-viral and powerfully antioxidant to promote youthful and healthy skin.     the ingredients Chondrus Crispus Extract (Irish Moss Extract)   Both CosDNA and EWG return an ideal rating for this single ingredient essence.     the science Red Algae is a nutrient and vitamin rich seaweed promoting healthy skin. It’s slowly fermented at 36.5°C for 100 days to increase the potency of it’s natural antioxidant strength. Antioxidants (zeaxanthin, lutein) shield skin from damaging airborne pollutants,…

  • essence,  I'm From

    I’m From Fig Boosting Essence

    the claim Containing 62.7% fig extract, the I’m From Fig Boosting Essence claims to penetrate deep into the skin for a moisturizing finish and deliver anti-ageing effects with abundant antioxidants while also helping with absorption of the next skincare step.     the ingredients Ficus Carica (Fig) Fruit Extract, Dipropylene Glycol, Glycerin, Propanediol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Water, Pentylene Glycol, Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate, Chlorella Vulgaris Extract, Glucose, Panthenol, Butylene Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Diphenyl Dimethicone, Fructooligosaccharides, Fructose, Triethylhexanoin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Allantoin, Betaine Salicylate, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Octanediol, Tocopherol   CosDNA returns favourable all green results for the essence, indicating excellent product safety.     the science Fig Extract…

  • I'm From,  moisturize

    I’m From Honey Glow Cream

    the claim The I’m From Honey Glow Cream contains 30.63% of Honey Glow Queen (Honey Complex) which comprises 7 actives: honey, black bee propolis, royal jelly, bee venom, turmeric, bee pollen and cinnamon to moisturise distressed skin, improve elasticity and fine lines, and brighten tone. The smooth, silky textured cream is deeply absorbed to balance skin and strengthen the moisture barrier.     the science The star of the formula is what I’m From call their Honey Complex, an array of 7 ingredients, five derived from bee products which makes up around 30% of the formula. These five are rich in active components such as flavonoids, phenolic acid, phenolic compounds,…

  • hydrating toner,  I'm From

    I’m From Rice Toner

    the claim The I’m From Rice Toner is made with 77.78% Rice Extract which is said to enhance skin whitening and elasticity. The toner forms a protective barrier over the skin to prevent water loss, eliminate dead skin cells and provide luster and moisturization to rebalance dry and tired skin.     the science Rich in amino acids, vitamin E and ferulic acid, Rice Extract has anti-inflammatory and calming effects, also providing short and long term skin hydration. It’s great for sensitive and acne prone skin types. Included at almost 78% concentration, it’s the hero ingredient of the toner. Three synthetic ingredients follow in concentration. Methylpropanediol (together with Butylene Glycol)…

  • hydrating toner,  Isntree

    Isntree Hyaluronic Acid Toner

    the claim The Isntree Hyaluronic Acid Toner claims to be a highly concentrated, dermatologically tested toner boasting hyaluronic acid, trehalose, birch sap extract and collagen to rejuvenate skin with moisture.     the science Sodium Hyaluronate is a salt derived from Hyaluronic Acid. It delivers similar benefits only skin absorbs it more easily. Hyaluronic Acid is a Glycosaminoglycan, a vital naturally occurring substance of the skin which works to keep every aspect of skin stable, safeguarded and continuously renewed. Able to attract up to 1000 times its weight in water, it’s also a competent humectant, well supported by Glycerin and Butylene Glycol, the latter also assisting to increase the effectiveness…

  • Meejee,  routine

    The Meejee Method

    the Meejee The Meejee is a facial cleansing device with ultra-soft silicone bristles that transfer high frequency vibrations onto your skin and pores. It gently exfoliates, thoroughly cleanses and removes dirt, oil and makeup, effectively keeps pores clean and discourages breakouts. The result, clear, smooth and glowing skin in under a minute. ** Get 20% off your Meejee with Discount Code DENISE20 **     the mechanics The device comes with a USB cord (5V DC/1A), a full charge taking approximately 2 hours to complete. You generally need to charge it every couple of months (dependent on usage duration and frequency) which is very convenient. If you forget to turn…

  • essence,  May Coop

    May Coop Raw Sauce

    the claim The May Coop Raw Sauce is a combined toner, emulsion and essence that hydrates and nourishes the skin. Made from 93% maple tree sap, fructan powder to nourish the skin and antioxidant rich botanical extracts, it claims to achieve more hydrated and dewy skin, ideal for all skin types.     the science The hero ingredient in the entire May Coop Raw range is Maple Tree Sap. Featuring at 93% concentration, it retains an ability to absorb easily and hydrate deeply due to its low molecular size. Sap molecules are even smaller than those of water. Additionally, it delivers anti-ageing benefits due to amino peptides and antioxidants in…

  • Keep Cool,  serum

    Keep Cool Soothe Serum

    the claim The Keep Cool Soothe Serum claims to aid sensitive skin recovery from environmental stressors, helping to repair and strengthen the skin barrier.     the science As with all products in the Keep Cool Soothe line, this serum comprises a huge concentration of 66% Bamboo Water. Bamboo contains 70% natural silica, an organic compound that helps to keep skin looking healthy, supple and radiant. Packed with amino acids and flavonoids, it also provides antioxidant protection against UV radiation. By reinforcing the moisture barrier, it reduces bacteria penetrating to additionally improve acne and recover damaged skin. Centella Asiatica Extract is traditionally used in Asian medicine for its healing ability.…

  • Klairs v Purito Sunscreen
    Klairs,  Purito,  sunscreen

    Klairs v Purito Sun Essence

    the test After researching the Purito Centella Green Safe Sun recently in compiling my review, I couldn’t help but notice how similar it is to the Klairs Soft Airy UV Essence that I tested last year. So I delved a little further and what I discovered is very interesting.   klairs soft airy uv essence The Klairs Soft Airy UV Essence SPF 50 PA++++ is a water based, lightweight, everyday sun protector for sensitive skin that leaves no greasiness or white cast. It offers a high SPF and PA level to guard skin against UVA and UVB radiation.     purito centella green level safe sun The Purito Centella Green…